Nvq Level 3 Unit 4

Unit 04

Physical abuse
Is an act of another party involving contact intended to cause feelings of physical pain, injury, or other physical suffering or bodily harm including hitting, slapping, pushing, kicking, or inappropriate sanctions? A series of unexplained falls or major injuries bruises at different stages of healing. Bruising in unusual sites e.g. inner arms, thighs. abrasions. Teeth indentations. Injuries to head or face. client very passive. Unexplained weight loss. Fear or depression.

Sexual abuse
 Is a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat. Including encouraging relevant individuals to look at pornography, harassing them by making sexual suggestions or comments, or sexual acts where the individual has not consented, or could not consent or was pressured into consenting. Change in behavior. Overt sexual behavior or language, difficulty walking, sitting. Injuries to genital and or anal area, and soreness around the genitals. Torn, stained or bloody underwear    

Emotional/psychological abuse
Is subjecting an individual to bullying tactics such as threats. These bullies can take away the self-confidence of their victim and sometimes render them brain washed into believing they will never make a go of it on their own or they are ugly; fat; the opposite sex wouldn’t want them; they are stupid because they may have not got high enough marks in school; or, in the elderly threatening to put the elderly person in a home if they do not conform to the abusers wishes mental and emotional abuse can be between couples in a relation; siblings; elderly abuse or abusing one’s peers. Including emotional abuse, threats of harm or abandonment, deprivation of contact, humiliation, blaming, controlling, intimidation, coercion, harassment, verbal abuse, isolation or withdrawal from services or supportive networks. Withdrawal, depression. lowering and...